A Lancaster Ephemera: new publication

My growing obsession with printed ephemera of all kinds, developed into an attempt to do some justice to the wonderful items that I was encountering –  the result, after two years of research, is my latest publication: A Lancaster Ephemera: Printed Relics from a City of Letters considers the often forgotten histories of the city of LancasterContinue reading “A Lancaster Ephemera: new publication”

Sum of the Parts: Serif A

This publication is a study of how letterforms, found on the buildings and memorials of the city of Lancaster, can be manipulated and changed to create new forms as the designs are translated from stone to paper. Introducing transparency and overlapping the elements creates a feeling not only of movement, but of change: as ifContinue reading “Sum of the Parts: Serif A”

A Lancaster Alphabet: Letterforms from the Stones of the City

A Lancaster Alphabet: Letterforms from the Stones of the City, is a study of Lancaster’s hidden architectural lettering that uses these often neglected and largely unseen elements to explore the social history of the urban environment. The twenty-six letters of the alphabet span almost 1800 years of Lancaster’s history, with each letter and its locationContinue reading “A Lancaster Alphabet: Letterforms from the Stones of the City”